'''Cousin Silas''' is the stage name of English electronic music
artist '''David Hughes'''. The name comes from a character in King Crimson
's song, "Happy Family".
He has released over eighty albums on various net label|netlabels
. Between 1990 and 2000 he wrote several short stories, poetry, prose, and articles that were published in small press magazines such as Back Brain Recluse, Nova SF, The Scanner, REM, Nerve Gardens, The Lyre, Auguries and Focus. On 28 January 2004 Cousin Silas made an appearance on BBC Radio 1
played by John Peel